Want expert guidance and company while you exercise? NYRR offers a variety of classes to help you meet your fitness goals. Ranging from four to ten weeks, these group sessions are designed and taught by professionals at a variety of convenient Manhattan locations. Whether you're an elite racer or you've never run a mile, you'll find a class that fits your needs and your schedule.
All classes are open to NYRR members and non-members alike, and members enjoy reduced fees. Advance registration is required unless otherwise noted.
NYRR Running Classes provide coached workouts, speed training, paced runs, and camaraderie with runners of similar abilities—from beginners to seasoned competitors. The ten-week sessions help you with running form, muscular strength, pacing, and everything else you need to run farther and faster.
Looking for a vigorous, non-impact aerobic workout? NYRR's Deep Water Running program includes speed work, interval training, and simulated hill repeats. You'll wear a flotation belt to help you run—not swim—in deep water. It's a great way to do off-road training, or to stay fit if you're injured.
NYRR Yoga for Runners is a program created especially for runners to help improve flexibility and athletic performance. Over time, yoga can help to prevent joint injuries and improve breath control and mental focus. Classes focus on elongating, loosening and restorative work while building strength, increasing range of motion, and training the body and mind. In this six-week session, students will spend pre-marathon time stretching and strengthening major running muscle groups. The last session will be held post-marathon to help stretch the muscles, decompress the joints, and help prevent painful buildup of lactic acid.
These sessions are open to everyone from beginners to seasoned enthusiasts who want to continue an ongoing yoga practice.